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Italy- Sicily: young man in ECMO for H1N1 flu

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  • Italy- Sicily: young man in ECMO for H1N1 flu

    A young 30 years hospitalized in Palermo, Sicily's Ragusa province by early afternoon Tuesday. Suffering from a serious lung crisis, the boy had been transferred to Palermo's Ismett. The young man had been admitted in the infectious disease Department of the Hospital of Ragusa on Monday. but his condition worsened in the afternoon, so as to require the intervention of doctors of Palermo's Ismett. this morning, meanwhile, came the confirmation: it is a case of H1N1 virus. A disease that few years ago frightened, but now if caught in time it can be cured. Tuesday morning, meanwhile, a team at the Hospital of Palermo came to Dubrovnik where, in the intensive care unit where the young man had been transferred, prepared the patient for transport to helicopter rescue in Palermo where is hospitalized.